1. 2014 Mad Decent Block Party: August 9, 2014
1904 Surf Ave, Coney Island
Brooklyn New York 11224
Mad decent Block Party takes place over one-day, featuring music, performances by a slew of talented performers who specialize in EDM, Rap, and much more.
Tickets ranges, depending on seat selection http://maddecent.com/events/mad-decent-block-party-2014-brooklyn/
Check out their FB page at https://www.facebook.com/maddecentboatparty
2. Rockabilly Night Market: Friday July 4 2014, 5 pm-11 pm.
177 2nd Ave
Brooklyn, New York
Rockabilly is a blend of Country, Western, Rhythm & Blues. Considerate one of the earliest styles of Rock and Roll Music. Every July in Brooklyn, thousands of Rockabilly fans head to the Vintage, Eclectic Rockabilly Night Market.
The 2014 Rockabilly Night Market features a handful f excellent fun, live performances by a diverse set of artists. Past Rockabilly Night Market performers include Eddie Clendering & the Blue Ribbon Boys and Rockabilly Express.
Tickets cost between $10-$15 dollars. http://www.dancesofvice.com/event-calendar/2014/7/4/july-4th-rockabilly-night-market-2014
3. Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival: July 9-12, 2014.
The Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival (BHF) is an annual celebration of Hip-Hop music and culture. Historically, it has been organized by Brooklyn Bodega, which was founded in 2006 by Wes Jackson as the online home of the BHF.
Since 2005, the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival has offered New York City denizens fun, festive way to dance a few days every summer. The Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival is annually one of the biggest cultural events in the Big Apple.
Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival attracts more than 20,000 visitors who flock to stages to see some of the best performers in the entire world. Past participants Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival performances include Lupe Fiasco, Black though of the Roots, and Big Daddy Kane among countless others.
Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival also includes parties, panel discussions, and a family friendly block party.
Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival tickets start at $20.00 during the early bird sale period. Tickets reach up to $75.00 certain special packages. http://www.bkhiphopfestival.com/
4. 11th Annual Animation Block Party: July 24-27, 2014.
Every July, the animation Block Party in Brooklyn features all genres of the world's best independent, professional, and student animation. Taking place at the Music Hall of Williamsburg, Rooftop films and Bamcinemate, this four day film festival includes an opening night concert, live music and screening of animated shorts.
Animation Block Party tickets are $13-$20 each event. Passes for access to all event cost $125.00.
5. Celebrate Brooklyn & Brasil Summer Fest: July 18-July 26, 2014. 7 PM- 10 PM
Prospect Park West and 9th St
Brooklyn, New York 11215
Brasil Summer Fest returns for its fourth edition this summer of 2014. After the world cup, New York will face another wave of Brazilian Musical Invasion in many venues across the city. The evening begins with a set of contemporary African folk from the exquisite Zimbabwean singer Netsayi.
6. Martin Luther King Jr Concert Series: July 15-August 19, 2014
The Martin Luther King Jr series offers the best R&B and Gospel music and best of all it's FREE. The concert takes place during the month of July & August at Wingate Field opposite Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn. http://www.nyc-arts.org/organizations/366/martin-luther-king-jr-concert-series-2
7. BargeMusic Family Concert: July 5-September 27, 2014. 3 PM
This event repeats every week on Saturday. Brooklyn Bridge Conservancy. http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/brooklynbridgepark/
8. Celebrate Brooklyn Concerts at Prospect Park Band Shell:
July 5, 2014: Robert Glasper Experiment featuring Talib Kweli. http://bricartsmedia.org/events/performing-arts/robert-glasper-experiment-featuring-talib-kweli-glenn-kotche-aja-monet
Jazz pianist Robert Glasper joins Brooklyn MC Talib Kweli for a post Independent Day Show.
7 PM, Doors open at 6 PM.
July 9, 2014: The LA Based seven-piece headlines his Celebrate Brooklyn Show.http://bricartsmedia.org/events/ozomatli-fidel-nadal-toy-selectah
Expect to hear a mix of Hip Hop, Salsa, Dance Hall, Reggae and other.
7 PM-10 PM, Gates open at 6 PM.
July 12, 2014: Alloy Orchestra
Alloy Orchestra, which specializes in composing and performing original scores to silent films works its magic on He Who Gets Slapped. 7:30 PM, Doors Open at 6:30.
July 17, 2014: Shen We Dance
Chinese Choreographer Shen Wei who plied his trade for the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics 2008, presents his dance interpretation of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring for Celebrate Brooklyn. 8 PM, Doors Open 7 PM.
July 19, 2014: Deltron 3030. http://bricartsmedia.org/events/deltron-3030-nomadic-massive
The aughts' signature sci-fi hip-hop super group returns, featuring the manic skills of Kid Koala, Dan the Automator and Del the Funky Homosapien. They'll be playing spacey songs from last year's Event II, backed by a live orchestra. 7:30 PM, Doors Open at 6:30.
July 31, 2014: Dance Theatre of Harlem.http://bricartsmedia.org/events/performing-arts/dance-theatre-of-harlem-leyla-mccalla
Last year they saw the return of this ballyhooed dance institution, established in 1969, after a nine-year hiatus. Fresh off its spring season at Lincoln Center and a subsequent East Coast tour, the company arrives for a free Celebrate Brooklyn! performance. 7:30 PM, Doors Open at 6:30 PM.